David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

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(Airs 2/16/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Judy talk about media coverage of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida that killed 17, some newspapers wade into opinion on their front pages over the school shooting, how far should journalists go in trying to keep news coverage fair, and much more.

(Airs 2/16/18 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo puts up money for early voting, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the latest Republican candidate to enter the race for Governor, and the New York Farm bureau releases its national priorities for 2018.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Samantha Wood, managing editor for news at The Berkshire Eagle, about this morning's headlines:  The Berkshire Museum art sales rulings and a seed library that is being launched at the Berkshire Athenaeum tomorrow.

(Airs 2/15/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York Times Reporter Jesse McKinley.

(Airs 2/15/18 @ 1 p.m.) An encore interview - WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with the late, Award- Winning Director and Producer Arthur Penn. Dr. Arthur Penn was born on September 27, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Penn was most known for Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Little Big Man (1970) and The Miracle Worker (1962). He died on September 28, 2010 in Manhattan, New York City, New York,

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Jim Kevlin, of Hometown Oneonta, Freeman's Press and AllOtsego.com about presidential visits to Central New York.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick, the editor of The Daily Gazette, about Ash Wednesday, Valentine's Day and George Washington's hair.  

(Airs 2/11 & 2/12) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Dr. Cailin Brown from The College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a study on how hard it is to be a journalist and a mom at the same time, covering the stock market fluctuations, what’s been happening at the Los Angeles Times, and much more.

(Airs 2/09/18 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: a Republican Gubernatorial candidate wants hearings on the Cuomo administration’s controversial tourism signs on the New York State Thruway and other highways, and we head to Lake Placid to find out what Americans have the best chance in the games in Pyeongchang.

(Airs 2/8/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

(Airs 2/04/18 @ 6 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Judy talk about Judy’s decision to change careers, how newspapers have changed over the years, whether the President has taken over the news cycle, and much more.

(Airs 2/2/18 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: A third Republican from Upstate New York announces a run for Governor, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the latest Gubernatorial candidate, and a recent report examines the impact of casinos upstate.

(Airs 2/01 @ 3 p.m. & 2/03/18 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with newly announced Republican candidate for governor, State Senate Deputy Majority Leader John DeFrancisco, from New York's 50th District.

(Airs 2/01/18 @1 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Jamall Calloway, a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Professor at the Center for the Study of Race & Ethnicity in America at Brown University. You can see Dr. Calloway Saturday, February 10th from 3-5 p.m. at Searles Castle on Main Street in Great Barrington where he’ll be talking about The Enduring Influence of W.E.B. Du Bois. The speech is in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Dubois' birth. The event is free and open to the public and includes the talk and a tour of the Castle.

(Airs 1/28 & 1/29/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Ira and Cailin talk about a listener letter about journalism and providing context, a political candidate files a defamation lawsuit against the Berkshire Eagle, whether they should stop using the phrase fake news, and much more.

(Airs 1/26/18 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the trial of one of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s top aides began this week in Manhattan, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on what the trial has revealed so far, and the SUNY Chancellor delivers her first state of the university system address.

(Airs 1/25/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with the Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) Blair Horner.

(Airs 1/25/18 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Author, Journalist, Editor, Columnist, and (unofficial) Berkshire Historian Bernard Drew.

(Airs 1/21 & 1/22/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Ira and Caitlin talk about a listener letter about whether media corporations can own college newspapers, how the media handled using the word s*#*hole on the air and in print after President Trump uttered it to describe Haiti and other countries, President Trump releases his Fake Media Awards, and much more.

(Airs 1/19/18 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo releases his executive budget seeking to close an over 4 billion dollar budget gap, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the Governor’s payroll tax proposal, and The Adirondack Park Agency has approved a plan to redevelop the former Frontier Town.

(Airs 1/18/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli.

(1/18/18 @ 1p.m.) -- In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day this week, WAMC presents an encore Power of Words. On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock, H. Carl McCall, and Dr. J. W. Wiley discuss Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s I have a Dream Speech.

(Airs 1/15 & 1/16/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, and Caitlin talk about a study that finds local TV news watching is declining, President Trump calls for tougher libel laws, the Jake Tapper Stephen Miller interview, and much more.

(1/12/18 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: we’ll report on the legislature’s first full day of session, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the lack of Republican candidates running for Governor, and we’ll remember New York State Trooper Michael Anson who’s funeral was held upstate this week.

(Airs 1/11/18  @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Ed Cox, Chairman of the New York State Republican Party.

(Airs 1/11/18) A 2014 encore program with WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Robert Gleason, Author of The Nuclear Terrorist: His Financial Backers and Political Patrons in the U.S. and Abroad.

(Airs 1/07 & 1/08/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, Editor of the Daily Gazette, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Judy and Ira talk about a listener letter about defending good journalism, the President’s treatment of the press, the new book Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff on Donald Trump, Steve Bannon and the inside workings of the White House.

(Airs 1/05/18 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo delivers his 8th state of the state address, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the Governor’s proposals, and we’ll take a look at some of the stories in 2017 that are sure to continue in the new year.

(Airs 1/04/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Chris Churchill, Columnist for the Albany Times Union.

(1/04/18 @ 1 p.m.) An Encore Power of Words: WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Foreign Policy Specialist, Author, and Political Commentator Stephen Schlesinger on President John F. Kennedy's West Berlin Speech.

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